Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 8/16/13
There were three recruits in Charlie Strong’s 2011 recruiting class that were ranked in the top 170. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and wide receiver DeVante Parker were two of them. However, the third one may surprise you. Sophomore saferty Gerod Holliman was ranked as the 168th best prospect in the entire 2011 class. If you follow football recruiting, then you know that is a big deal. Unfortunately for Holliman, he didn’t make it to campus with the rest of the 2011 signees and had to spend one season at prep school. He enrolled in January of 2012 and participated in practice that spring. Despite being one of the more highly touted guys on the roster, Holliman played in just three games in his freshman season, due to a shoulder injury. Although it may have taken longer than expected, it sounds like Holliman will finally get a chance to see significant action. Defensive coordinator Vance Bedford had high praise for Holliman following Thursday’s pr...
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